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Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Major in Anthropology

Major in Anthropology

Indiana University Northwest offers a joint B.A. Major in Anthropology in conjunction with Indiana University South Bend. The required classes are taught at both schools, so students can complete entirely at either campus. There is no requirement that students must take classes at both schools. At the same time, the faculty of each campus do have different specializations and offer different elective courses. Additionally the required classes may be offered in different semesters at the campuses. Students are free to take classes at both schools and apply them to the major.

Requirements - Majors (33 cr.)

  • Select 1 of the following introductory anthropology courses
    • ANTH A104 (3 cr.)
  • Select 1 of the following
    • ANTH A105 (3 cr.)
  • E200 Cultural Anthro II (3 cr.)
  • Select 1 each from at least two of these pairs
    • ANTH B200 / ANTH B400 Bioanthropology (3 cr.)
    • ANTH L200 / ANTH L300 Language and Culture (3 cr.)
    • ANTH P200 / ANTH E400 Archaeology (3 cr.)
  • Select 1 of the following Quantitative Methods
    • SOC S262 (3 cr.)
  • ANTH A360 capstone requirement (3 cr.)
  • Select 1 400-level Seminar Experience course such as
    • ANTH E400 (3 cr.)
    • ANTH E445 (3 cr.)
    • ANTH B400 (3 cr.)
    • ANTH B466 (3 cr.)
    • Or others to be offered
  • Select any 3 elective courses in Anthropology (9 cr.)
  • Any course can fulfill only one of the requirements listed above
  • 15 credit hours of the courses taken in the major must be at the 300 level

Total (33 cr.)

For more information visit the Sociology and Anthropology page on the IU Northwest Bulletin.